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in the morning so nobody does not have to go to school for two weeks, michael age 13 from long island, new york. >> free medical care for everyone, dorothy, age 72, new york, new york. >> i wish for all of the lonely people in the world to find happiness. daniel, steele, the author. >> i wish that we could bring all of our soldiers home now, anonomous. >> thank you, everyone. >> you can't make that stuff up, i tell you that was incredible, i know when the mayor leaves town they appoint a mayor for the day and i think that hannah should be the supervisor for the day when scott is out of town, thank you, hannah. >> okay, if you are following your program, throw it away or take it home with you so you know who was here today but he always have to change things around a little bit. i am thrilled that we have the mayor with us and we have the council general of japan with us and i want to bring them on so they can do the official thing that they have done for several years and exchange oragami decorations and kind of a symbolic friendship act here in city hall and don't forget that san francisco is
absiddian church of new york where he succeeded his father as pastor and was the first black from new york to serve in the u.s. congress, and got over 67 bills passed through congress including title seven, head start, national student loan program, but that preacher dr. butts had lifts us to the seventh heaven with his oratory and after the service was over as i followed the platform party out to the foyer of that great cathedral there i looked up and i beheld a beautiful quilt at the center of many other quilts that the quilting ministry of friendship church had put on display, and when i saw that quilt that caught my eye i said to the pastor "dr. clifford jones, i want that quilt. i want that quilt ." dr. jones says "it's yours". when he took me to the car the limousine was there waiting for me and before i close the door i looked at him again and i said "dr. jones i want that quilt". he said "i told you it's yours. i will have my secretary mail it to you .". two weeks later package appeared in my office. my secretary pearl said "here's a package here for you". i looked and saw i
. back in new york where tom was a runner, for july, he had been in competition with broderick and when he came west to make his fortune he basically wanted to be a senator. that was his plan and he became a senator and tom came along and an assortment of the weirdest guys you ever saw, the world's ugliest man, heavyweight champs, gunslingers, con men, absolutely amazing people. i got to write this. as i am working i realize we are very close, tom sawyer actually match mark twain 1863 about three blocks from here, the old building, in a steam room, and mark twain liked to talk to tom. they played cards and drank beer and played dice. that was the genesis of it. this has got to be written. all these years of finding little bits of pieces of diaries and stuff. this is the results. i took out 40,000 words. can you imagine? that is how i overshot the mark. i do love it. is fun. and i guess i could reduce some now if you like. it may take a second. i have never read in public before. i will start with a quote from tom sawyer and this is an interview with viola rogers. i have to read this. yo
's leave like they do in new york the machine on the ground, and then you reuse it later on. you don't have to do anything. you do that, everything will be cool. [laughter] >>> do you understand what i mean? north beach, lot of the little business in north beach are going to go broke. i'm not going to go broke. i've been there for 42 years. the business already, they're feeling already. you go at 2 o'clock in the morning you have roaches this long on the sidewalks and they go inside the businesses. you've got to think about it. i know it's a big project. i know a lot of people are involved. big money involved. you cannot look back. you leave the machine there and everybody will be happy. and then you -- next 10 years from now, god bless, you can go to saucelido. [laughter] >>> you understand that? leave the machines in the ground like they do in new york. don't come with the machines so long, this, we cannot do this. you are doing a project for $1,700,000. machine is only $11 million. that is reusable. in new york they use the machine there for 18 years. i have nothing else to say. but we a
town about 60 miles northeast of new york city. the death toll at the sandy hook elementary school stands at 26, including 20 children, some of them kindergarteners. and the principal of the school was killed as well. the gunman, 20-year-old adam lanza, armed with two handguns, opened fire in the kindergarten classroom where his mother was a teacher. her body was found later at her home. after the shootings, the police say adam lanza took his own life at the school. jim axelrod tells us how it all unfolded. jim? >> reporter: well, scott, it was just before -- just after 9:00 this morning at the sandy hook elementary school, which is right down the road here, a kindergarten through fourth grade school, so early this kids were still delivering their attendance list from their classrooms to the main office. as we say, a little after 9:00, the gunman apparently walked into the school and started shooting. police got 911 calls and kids could hear screaming coming over the intercom. the school was quickly placed on lockdown. teachers locking doors, pulling shades, keeping kids away from
the giants share a deep history with new york and our prayers go out to everyone on the east coast affected by this disaster and the red cross in those regions they really need our help everybody and we encourage you to donate for the relief fund at red cross .org and the giants players are going to make donations and the giants' organization is going to match the donations by the employers. just think everybody here today and 1 dollar from all of us. that can really help and donate at red cross .org and we thank you for your generosity. it was just two years ago that we captured the championship since moving to san francisco and i think we're happy we didn't have to wait until 52 years. [cheers and applause] we've got another trophy in this great city by the bay. [cheers and applause] so today giants fans once again you are all world champions and together we are giants, so we have a wonderful program planned for you today and i know you're anxious to get this started started and bring the guys out and celebrate your 2012 san francisco giants so let's get started. first of all we are joi
. >>> and such a sad morning here in newtown, connecticut. i'm joined by elizabeth vargas in new york. elizabeth, right behind me, the sandy hook firehouse, where so many moms and dads came to learn about their children. many slept here through the night. and this headline right here, from "the hartford courant" captures what so many are feeling here today. our hearts are broken. all our hearts are broken, over 20 little children, and more adults, dead after the worst shooting ever at a grade school. here's what we know right now. the shooter, adam lanza, 20 years old. he also shot his mother before coming to the school. some bodies of the children slain are still in the school. others have been removed. and families were notified overnight into the morning. the names of the victims will be released this morning. we're going to show you pictures of the vigil last night. you see the video right there. the churches packed in this small town. people praying and crying over this horrendous loss, a scene of so much grief. my "gma weekend" colleague, dan harris, is right here. you've been here since the begi
mood right now. if you don't know newtown is about an hour away from new york city. and to paint the picture here i mean it's an idealic town. behind me is trees. it's like being in a little utopia. driving in here, it's a scenic scene with nobody on the roads except media. we passed by a church where there's a vigil right now. it's eerie, somber. lots of parents talking about the shock and the horrificness about this event. >> reporter: can you tell us in your talking with parents and community members here, we've heard expressions of rage, of grief, sorrow, disbelief what are you getting when you talk to people there in newtown? >> well you know it's really, it's really about -- an unspeakable, unspeakable emotion that's happening. you think about not just the parents but the entire community and you look at a town like this which is pretty much storybookville. you can't even fathom anything happening like this. in a place like this. >> reporter: reporter maribel abel there thank you for your reporting today and of course more information on this story continues to come out. >>
from new york city. >>> the question of school security is at the top of everyone's mind. some bay area school districts are reassessing their own crisis assessment plan. >> reporter: after this is done we will say how did they gain access to the camp us and what could they have done and are we doing those things already? >> the campuses go through emergency drills and students and teachers practice how to hideout in classrooms and safely evacuate when the police move in. administrators say that students are safe but that today's mass shooting has many parents and administrators shaken. >>> things are back to normal in coopertino after a bomb threat shutdown that campus. the sheriff's department put more patrols to the area. the campus was chosed yesterday and searched by bomb-sniffing dogs after graffiti was found on nearby school campuses. the person responsible for that threat could face two felonies in arrested. earlier this year the bay area was the scene of a school shooting at the university. noel walker talked to one relative that says today's tragic events in connecticut bring
are only starting to piece together. it happened in newton, connecticut. a quiet suburb 80 miles from new york. >> reporter: i am standing down the street from where sandy hook elementary school is located, where the shooting took place a tragedy that shocked the community, parents and family members are grieving the loss of innocent children and adults in the massacre. >> reporter: parents and children ran from the sandy hook elementary school. the scene of terror and sadness. >> caller indicating someone is shooting. >> reporter: inside 27 people shot to death, 20 children as young as 5. others saw what no child should see. >> i saw the bullets going next to the hall that i was next to and then a teacher pulled me into her classroom. >> reporter: police say the gunman, adam lanza killed his mother, nanny in their home and drove her car to the school where she worked. he entered with two hand guns and began firing, killing students in two classrooms before turning the gun on himself. they say he had a rifle in the trunk of his car. police and teachers led students from the school in sing
on best practices in comparable cities. we looked at portland, vancouver, new york, and also national doubt data from the association of pedestrian and bicycles. based on research, we have made some changes. i will first briefly discuss the impetus behind this legislation and next summarize the existing bicycle parking requirements in the planning code and discuss the ordinance in detail. i want to acknowledge sfmta, who is here, if you have any questions. bicycle ridership has significantly increased in san francisco over the past few years. sfmta's annual count shows ridership has more than doubled since 2006. this report also estimated over 75,000 daily bike commutes in san francisco. with all of that ridership, the city has only 3,000 bike racks on the sidewalks. it requires better infrastructure, including bicycle parking. the san francisco bike plan was adopted in 2009, a collaboration between board of mta and the planning department. san francisco bike plan is an implementation arm for our general plan and this calls for plentiful and high-quality parking as one ever of its go
but throughout the city and born in new york to an italian artist mother mr. rod drying guess dropped his first name in favor of spain passionate about his latino heritage created murals with crumb in the late 1960's and 70s, in in addition, to zap economics his works include biographygraphy and dark hotel online graphic novellings, spain was working on a graphic story for the 2004 san francisco hotel workers strike, so, we would like to ask that we adjourn the meeting today in his memory. i also have another item as you know as a city, we have been working with other cities to deal with the issue of homelessness within our veteran population. we have been involved with the hundred days campaign to house veterans in 2012. president obama established a goal to end veteran's homelessness by 2015 which i think is doable and the department of housing and urban development came together to establish the hud slash veterans housing program which, is models after section eight and san francisco has received 500 of the vouchers to date. we have learned that our chronically homeless veterans were hav
in the new york times about the international association of taxi regulators was working on creating regulations to deal with those apps, [speaker not understood] and side cart. our own chris hiyashi has been instrumental in being involved in helping create those regulations. i think i'm a little disturbed that this information is not getting out to you guys and to us about what you guys are actually doing. i think it's important that this information and what she's actually proposing be included, is actually advertised -- proposed -- advertised so we have an idea what's going on. and that helps us in having confidence that sfmta is doing something, and where this is going to go. and i think that's important that you get a presentation from her in your january 15th meeting about what's happening with that. because we still haven't had any -- the formal discussion about how to deal with that, although the cpuc has taken some action if you read about that. the next issue is the football games coming up. as you know, they're playing miami this weekend at home and they're most likely goi
'd be happy to look at them. >> new york mayor michael bloomberg blasted both men. we need immediate action. we heard all this before. what we have not seen is leadership, not from the white house and not from congress. >> that violence in connecticut caused several bay area police departments to step up their presence around local schools. oakland, fremont and palo alto police all increased school patrols. san francisco police already have resource officers on campus. they are double checking school safety plans. >>> a large crowd gathered to remember the victims in hartford. children could ride the carousel during a winter festival. it was canceled so that children and adults could gather there for that vigil. people across the country held vigils for the victims, survivors and their families in newtown. a main street in walnut creek, a dozen people met with candles. more than 200 people attended a vigil in rancho cordova. they were supposed to meet on how to prevent crimes against children. there's a vigil that starts at 8:00 in golden gate park. you can find more at cbssf.com. >>> we ar
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. it is located around 40 miles southwest of hartford connecticut and 20 miles southeast of new york city. the population is 27,600. president obama made an announcement today. here is more of what the president had to say. >> we've endured too many of these tragedies. each time i learn the news i react not as a president but as anybody else would. as a parent. and that was especially true today. i know there's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them, birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives helping their children fulfill their dreams so our hearts are broken today for the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers of these little children. and for the families of the adults who were lost. our hearts are broken for the parents of the survivors as well. for as blessed as they are to have their children ho
in his home. catherine heenan is standing >>catherine: newtown is 80 miles northeast of new york city. the scene of the shooting, is a relatively wealthy community founded 3=hundred years ago, just after nine this morning, it became the scene of one of the country's >> i just got a message saying there was an unconfirmed shooting >> we immediately jumped in the car and came down here >>catherine: parents arriving at the school found a nightmare scene. >> "i just heard the principal was shot and killed. i heard some kids were shot. a teacher mrs. hammons was shot." >>catherine: the shooter apparently arrived in this car, parked outside the main entrance. he began firing as soon as he entered the building. >> pop, pop, pop in the hall. and they all heard it. there were about seven people in the meeting room. they heard that sound in the hall. and they -- she said three people went out into the hall, the principal, the vice principal and the school psychologist. and t only one person came back, which was the vice principal, who was shot in the leg or the foot. >>catherine: police respond
by the tragedy as the president and as a parent. a coalition of lawmakers including the new york city mayor has called on the president to send a bill to congress addressing gun violence. >> local churches are offering prayers for those stricken with grief. >> we will pray for the families. >> reporter: about a hundred people came together to find hope and comfort through prayer last night at the goss pell church in oakland. the pastor preempted the regular friday night service and called for people of faith to unite and stand together. >> realizing that when things happen all we have is each other. you know to hold each other up whether we are in california or concouldn't. >> children and adults stood in a circle, held hands and prayed for the families in connecticut struggling to come to terms with their grief and loss. other churches will be holding similar services this weekend. >>> still much more coverage ahead on the connecticut school shooting. you can post your sympathies by going to the ktv channel 2 facebook page where you can share your thoughts on our wall. >> caltrain service
with the bottle bill in michigan or new york or massachusetts. you can take your bottle back to any store and get your nickel or dime back. this was intended to consolidate those many sites into more larger sites on typically supermarket parking lots. that is really where, as opposed to in the store, it's in the parking lot. that is how the law was set up in san francisco we have about 50 stores that qualify as supermarkets for convenience sake, we, the state, set up a system where only about 30 of those were recycling centers back in 1986. over time, through real estate consolidation, the closing of supermarkets or the reduction of parking lots that we have seen, those 30 that we used to have in 1990 are down to about 20 now. at the same time, the number of containers that we get money back for is much greater. there is now water bottles, juice boxes, a lot of things that didn't used to be in the law that are now in the law. so there is a tremendous amount of volume going through this and amounts to about $17 million a year in redemption value that goes back to the consumer in san francisco alo
concern about [inaudible]. >> i have to admit, i live in new york state so i'm not quite as familiar with all of the local laws, but i do know that there are concerns that if you don't have the double extractors, you don't do the full filtering, that there still is residue. i don't know the particulars of what you're using so i want to be very careful. in terms of would it ellay my concerns if you have means that should be getting things out into the air, in terms of the safety of your internal fire house if i understand your question, not really, but certainly whatever you can do is best and i think one of the things connie alluded to, first of all, is you do what you can and you start every step one step at a time, okay, it's important to be doing frequent testing of your air though if you have concerns to make sure that whatever your systems are, whether they are the legally mandated or the extra steps that you've put in place or the ways ta you've figured out to get around things that you make sure it's your lives, it's your children's lives na you're doing the most, so i would r
and oak. we have other cities laughing at us, chicago, minneapolis, portland, new york. i encourage you to reject the appeal. thank you. >> president chiu: walter, his you've already participated in this public comment. no, you can't, actually. thank you. are there any other members of the public that wish to speak in public comment on behalf of the project sponsor? okay. why don't we invite back the appellants for up to three minutes for their rebuttal. >> good evening, mark brennan. mta and mea have not demonstrated class 1 or a categorical exemption exists. there is no bike lane that currently exists. the changes are not minor alterations because onstreet parking will be removed, concrete plantares and buffers added and a commute lane added -- during commute hours. in order to rely on a categorical exemption agency must provide substantial echedz thaevidence that the project is within the exempt category. they have not conducted a transit analysis that cover the second area and cumulative impacts only rhetoric. the city has a duty to investigate the impacts a project will have. categ
, is in the southwestern part of the state. it's roughly 80 miles northeast of new york city. the population is about 27,500 people and encompasses will 60 square miles about the same size as carmel-by-the-sea here in california. there are four elementary schools in newtown. sandy hook where the shootings took place is a kindergarten through fourth grade school. >>> now, the children described terror as they told their parents about how they cowered in the classrooms. while their teachers locked doors and ordered them to hide. here's how some of those students and their parents explained what happened today. >> somebody yelled, get to a safe place. >> teacher pulled me into her classroom. >> reporter: inside sandy hook elementary school, children were caught in the chaos. >> teacher said had to close the blinds and had to close the blinds and had to shut off the lights and [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: outside, the first family members on the scene witnessed a horrific site. >> three children that came out, one of them was -- had a very bloody face, it was a very violent scene. they were in the arms of
at oil versus natural gas in pennsylvania, ohio, new york, where a lot of these problems have popped out. the oil and gas industry folks that we talk to continue to repeat again and again, there are no records of any problems with fracking here in the state. but because they're not being tracked, because we don't know exactly what's happening, you can't make a blanket statement and say that other than we don't knowrepercussions so far. >> if i may -- >> voluntary regulations. i always ask if we had a voluntary speed limit on the highway, how fast would people drive? the question is about this monterey formation. these are beautiful rolling hills south of the salinas valley and the lockwood area. >> that's right. >> this is not an area, though, that's had a whole lot of drilling. as you've pointed out, it's not the same as other parts of the state because the geology is tricky with fault lines and things. how likely do you think it is we're going to see a boom down there versus a few people experimenting and coming up not very economically fweeasible? >> another great question. our first
in u.s. history in newtown, a middle class community 60 miles outside of new york sti we have new information on the gunman in this shool shooting. >> yes. we're getting a first look at the gunman tonight. we sponsible for the connecticut school massacre this, is adam lanz yachl the 20-year-old police say gunned down 26 people teed in an elementary school in newtown before killing himself. 20 of the victims were children. police say weapons were purchased legally registered to his mother, nancy killed at her home in newtown. we have new video of the shooter's brother, ryan lanza being detained for question in new jersey. he's under arrest. officials say he has been cooperative. police say ryan lanza has no connection to the shootings today and says he has not been in touch with his brother, adam for several years. that is the latest live in the newsroom, abc 7 news. >> not a suspect but appeared to be in handcuffs there. >> schools around the bay area doing their part to try to keep p help students, as well as parents and staff deal with the tragedy. >>. >> yes. hi. at this high s
this tornado he was delivered home alive. rob nelson, abc news, new york. >> what a character. what a story. >> as we continue the logo that's a no go. up next. brand new california symbol that is officially a fiasco. that is officially a fiasco. stay with us. 7 newsf @ >> well talk about a total bust. in response to overwhelming criticism the university of california decided to knicks plans to use a colorful fancy new logo o. it was a small seed inside a shield that kind of looks like a u. it came under intensifier from both students and alumni who called it bland and non-descript. critic call on the university to go back to the classic logo it has used for 144 years. some would argue if it ain't broken don't fix it. >> back to update the weekend weather forecast. sandhya is here chilly out there. >> indeed. bundle up try to stay warm tonight. it's going to be another cold night. live doppler 7 hd writ now keeping it nice and quiet. no written right at this hour but it will be tracking another system tomorrow. so if you have travel plans tomorrow tahoe 33 degrees. snow arriv
if he family home and left with two we are learning three guns one of them a rifle. the new york times reports he fired with chilling accuracy leaving only one wounded survivor at the school. authorities believe he then shot himself to death. abc news learned both of his parents legally owned a number of guns including a bushmaster rifle and we are just now learning through the associated press that the weapons used weren't registered to lanza's mother. a school bus driver who knew lanza said it was totally unexpected. >> they are nice kids. polite. she raised very nice boys to me. that's why i think it's a shock to even know them and realize who they are and what he did. >>> when one teacher heard gun fire she raced to herd her 15 students into a tiny bathroom. a quick thinking frantic effort to save their young lives. listen as she describes what happened. >> one of my students on top of the toilet. i knew we had to get in there and telling them it's going to be okay. you are going to be all right. i had pulled the book shelf before i closed the door in front of it. we were completel
to this one. the president has alluded to the gun control issue. right after that, new york issued a stinging statement enough. we need immediate action. seen is leadership - not from congress." our political analyst micahel yaki -- to get his insight on the debate. >> the problem is that this comes up and nothing happens. 1994, the assault weapons passed. but no new gun-control legislation. they have spent a ton of money and republicans took the house. it has basically been the status quo. >> let me give you a couple of statistics. these are from australia. the highest honor of gun ownership 88. guns per 100 people is right here in the united states. a 9000 people killed and united states and germany was at second place at 170. we are going to hear the debate that it is not done that' gone back kill people--but it is the will to kill people. not guns. >> we have a system that is broken as far as how people can get guns it is too easy in the united states. there are loopholes. people say the mentally ill should not get them up but if your adjudicated from the mentally ill you cannot get one.
, and your news after the break. to the gun control issue. right after that, new york mayor michael bloomberg issued a stinging statement on the issue. mayor bloomberg said- quote -'meaningful action' is not enough. we need immediate action. adding. quote -- 'we have heard all the rhetoric before.. what we have not seen is leadership - not from the white house and not from congress." as you may know -- gun control has been a controversial topic for many years. particularly with the tremendous strength of the gun lobby with the national rifle association. earlier today, i talked to our political analyst micahel yaki -- to get his take a listen. again, that was our political analyst michael yaki. >>pam: in other bay area news. police are investigating a shooting that took place at a san rafael transit center early friday afternoon. kron four's daniel villareal shows us where it took place. and what police are looking for. before 1pm on friday police were notified a man had been shot at this busy transit center in san rafael. police say a man with a gun got out of a car and fired at a man who wa
, founded in 1805. many of the people there work in new york city just 60 miles to the southwest. newtown is fairly well off economically with a median household income of more than $111,000. the town is known for its good schools. tonight hundreds of grief stricken residents packed the church just down the street from where today's violence played out. imagines from inside the memorial service show the somber faces of those coming together for a vigil. . political leaders offered their condolences. >> i am heartfelt just like you are. >> dan malloy spoke to the crowd sharing words of encouragement and sorrow. >>> so far just three of the victims have been identified from today's shooting. among those dead are the shooters mother nancy lanza. also killed sandy hook elementary school psychologist mary sherlach and the school's beloved principal dawn hochspurn also died. she and mary sherlach were in a meeting together, the two sprung into action and were the first casualties. >>> the sense of loss is being felt in the area tonight. several dozen people gathered. they wanted to do something
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